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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of horses in this race. there was bristol-myers, abbott labs, gilead, merck, johnson & johnson, aventis. six months ago bristol-myers was in the definite lead. but one of the patients taking their hep c drug in the clinical trial had a heart attack. and the company put the whole trial on hold first and then subsequently announced they were discontinuing the whole program and the stock got hammered, just hammered. don't get me wrong, i still think that bristol-myers is the best growth story in big pharma and it's got a glorious 4.1% yield, bought the stock when the stock got hit. but it's no longer the best way to play hepatitis. after bristol-myers dropped out of the race, the fda also halted testing of another drug. based on similar side effects, that was enough to knock that one off. the main ones are abbott labs, merck, j & j. those are huge drug companies and these drugs might be too small versus the overall size of the companies. vertex has something. their pipeline is too early and there's limited data. that leaves us with two more ponies, highly risky and highly speculative killion. i
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
myer is making change whitz comes to the way the company will roll out products saying myer is demanding products shipped out and generate $100 million dollars or the bottom line. if that can't happen yahoo reportedly won't bother with the product. and san francisco expanded plastic bag ban is just around the corner now there is no retailers in the city will be allowed to offer you plastic. and retailers will be charging customers so cents for a paper or kpoftable tag. in july, the man will expand to increase restaurants as well. >> weekend is here and that is now going away. >> there is a little bit cooler and not this cool this is going to disappear, it's going to heat up. you're looking at a live puck tour of the fog layer there this is for those of you that don't like the hot weather don't worry, it's not starting just yet. you can see the bay and coast and they're socked in at this hour, temperatures mid to upper 50s. you can see why it's been so chilly at the coast and inland areas like antioch only 84 this afternoon. so there is a cooler day. this finger of fog is nev
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
today. patrick feeks of edgewater will be buried this afternoon at the fort myers memorial chapel. -- he will be there will be a memorial for him at fort myers memorial chapel and then he will be buried at arlington national. >> officials are getting rid of trees through friday between norwood drive and cumberland avenue during the daytime to keep the old trees from falling on cars, but it means one lane of wisconsin avenue will be closed. >> pickup trucks are driving u.s. automobile sales. >> and fedex delivers bad news on the economy. linda bell has more. >> good morning. the u.s. government is still bleeding money. the treasury department says it just hit $16 trillion for the first time ever. republicans and democrats continue to debate on ways to trim the deficit. 10 years ago but that was just over $6 trillion. fedex has slowing economic growth hurting demand. fedex it moves goods all over the globe and is a bellwether for the economy. automobile sales are picking up. pickup trucks carry u.s. auto sales to their highest level in years, led by ford. firliving social has a daily deal
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Sep 27, 2012 1:30am PDT
. stay grounded. "enclosed is a check for one million dollars. "be sure to give it to dr. larry myers as a thank you for all of his inspiration." is this stupid? this is just stupid. who's dr. larry myers? nobody. doesn't matter. just my high school drama teacher. this is just-- it's dumb. like, why would we put such stupid stuff in here, and also we bur-buried it, and then we opened it ten years later? what, are you supposed to just, oh, bury it, open right up, and not give yourself any time to fulfill any kind of dreams or-- the whole thing's dumb. like, cider house rules? okay. hormones. - wow. - she's all worked up. i think it was-- it's the failure. it's the sadness. what else is in there? uh, oh, old pictures! old pictures! - pictures! - oh, look at that! the gang. whew. who's this jag-off? look. oh, that's schmidty! - schmidty! - he was the fourth member of our crew. there was another member of the gang? oh, yeah, dude. i miss him, dude. why did we ditch him in the first place? - i can't remember. - i don't know. eh, he wasn't a good fit. remember? you know? kind of got on our
Sep 26, 2012 5:30am EDT
isaac young got the hiccups.that's myers held a gun to young's k head.. o trr and scare him. myers apparennlyythouggt there were dummy rrunds in the gun... bbt when the gun went off a reel bullet hit young in the face.he died on the way to charged with manslaughter. one in our young people are now so overweight... they can't join the military.ttat's according to a new repoot from phe advocacy ggrup "mission: retired military leaders is &pspeaking out... calling it a national security issue.the group has been working to get rid of junk food in schools... which it says is part of the problem.each year... the defense department spends an eetimated one-billion-dollars on obesity-related mediial pare for active duty members, theii families and veterans. f you can't get by each ans. morning ithhut your cup of joe... you're not alone. alone.according to a new survey... most professionals feel more productive at wook... when theyydrink coffee. wwrkers who drink thh most... are food preparation and service workers.also on the list are scientiits, sales reps, markeeing professionals a late
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to have work. but few are luckier than the waitress here at woodlands cafe in fort myers florida. before coming to hear michelle had a hard time securing a j. mainly because it came to mistakes. it was almost nothing on the menu that she had not tried. >> a little carolyn ... >> as a result of predictions that a state took away all three of her kids and she has been sober five years now but says that most employers do not want that baggage. >> did you think anyone would give you another chance? >> i did not. >> it was not just heard that got a chance, the owner gave the cook a chance, and john the delivery man. >> i was a crack cocaine addict. >> in fact just about everyone that works here is a recovering addict or opera hall like which makes you wonder, what are you thinking gwendolyn? >> tall staff has admitted to stealing. >> they have. >> they admitted to being out of control? >> yes. >> you ignore all that, why? >> i like to see them get better. >> obviously that was part of the answer ... >> what are you thinking? >> i have been very lucky, and i want people to have what i have. >>
Sep 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
of democratic mayor of atlanta. and host of msnbc's "morning joe," joe scarborough and dee dee myers and chuck todd about what new polls in the battleground states tell us about the race. >>> good sunday morning, election day is 44 days away. but early voting starts soon in several key battleground states. polls showing a small pool of undecided voters left. it's important for mitt romney as he tries to steady his campaign before the all-important presidential debates begin october 3rd. joining me two top surrogates, democratic governor of massachusetts, duvall patrick and the republican senator from new hampshire, kelly ayotte. good to have you here. a lot to get to. let's start with the issue of taxes and mitt romney's tax returns he released showing in 2011 he paid an effective tax rate of 14%. he didn't have a job, this was interest income. governor, should this end the debate or should there be more? >> i understand people's interest in and in fact curiosity about mitt romney's tax returns. think it was his dad who said that tax returns for presidential candidates should be produced way b
Sep 30, 2012 5:05am EDT
said a campaign rally in the fort myers, florida. this is about 40 minutes. >> all right. thank you very much. thank you so very much. it is great to be back in fort myers. i always joke. a man should always have two things. a brother with a place in florida, and a brother in law with a pickup truck. for the long this time my brother had a place here in fort myers. i got to come down here all of the time. and then he sold it. i have not spoken to him since. i am only kidding. since i have been here a number of times over the last 20 years -- do you mind if i take my coat off? ok. thank you very much. when i got here and i was introduced to jamie, i thought she was my sister a lot. she looks like my sister-in-law kelly more than you can imagine. thank you for the introduction. thank you for the hard work you have under way. all of the for being here on a saturday morning. i want to get right to it. the fact of the matter is, you know as well as i do that this country is facing the starkest choice for president that we have faced at least in my memory. now that gov. romney has made it
Sep 5, 2012 2:00pm PDT
in charlotte, north carolina. dee dee myers served at press secretary in the clinton white house. steve schmidt 'twas senior start jest for the failed mccain/palin campaign in at that time. not because of him. he's also msnbc political analyst. bill clinton's already been out there talking tonight. we have a clip from "the nightly news." let's watch bill clinton this evening. we don't have it yet. even though as advertised we were going to have it. >> i was honored when he asked me to nominate him. i hope what i can do, because we did have a good economy, because we did have a long expansion on history, is explain why i think his approach is right and it will pay off if we renew his contract. and explain why the economy he faced was much weaker and different than the one i faced. so that there is no way any president, no president, could have restored it to full health in just four years. >> you know, i love it when bill clinton, former president, your boss, puts those big hands out there, those big hands and he starts to explain. tonight is he going to explain the economic situation we face to
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
diary. for more on this, i'm joined by "new york times" reporter steven lee myers. and daniel byman, director of the center for peace and security studies at georgetown university. steven lee myers, let me start with you. two top administration officials say it was terrorism. one makes a direct link to an al qaeda group but how much and what exactly is known at this point about the attack in benghazi? >> well, i think administration is clearly trying to learn more. from the first day they've launched an investigation headed by the f.b.i., of course. then you have an internal review. and they've been very careful not to jump to conclusions, if you will. and that's led them to sort of change-- not change, evolve their story a little bit each day. you learn a little bit more. the question of whether or not it was a terrorist attack. initially it seemed to be more of a mob or riot that was prompted by the video that's been circulating and causing protests across the region. that now seems not to have been the case. it seems to have been a much more organized attack that was perhaps spar
Sep 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
on those taxpayers. our report from our senior investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: bradley birkenfeld is an american banker who spent much of his life in switzerland, helping americans hide their riches in a swiss bank. in 2007 he went to the u.s. government and secretly provided information which ultimately led to swiss bank, ubs to pay a $780 million penalty, and turn over the names of 4,000 u.s. taxpayers with secret accounts in switzerland. today his lawyers announced the irs has rewarded birkenfeld with what's believed to be the largest whistle blower award ever. $104 million. citing his exceptional cooperation. >> with $5 billion collected so far, the award to brad is less than two cents on the dollar for every dollar collected by the treasury. >> reporter: after birkenfeld blew the whistle, he was prosecuted for failing to come completely clean about his own actions to help a client avoid taxes. he's now on home confinement, serving the end of a prison sentence. he and others argued the prosecution was unjust. >> this was the largest tax fraud case in the world, and
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
to keep america safe from fort myers virginia. >> good morning, washington. >> damage assessment after the aftermath of isaac. testing is underway on the louisiana beaches. officials want to know if it's related to the 2010 gulf oil spill. -- pelicans are washing ashore. 1300 homes damaged. many homes were inundated by flood waters which are still receiving. that number could be revised. >> we want to check in with adam caskey in the nation's capital. >> another warm and humid day. a mixture of sun and clouds and a few showers here and there. one of them in the shenandoah valley and front royal could get clipped by a shower this morning. 79 now washington, 73 in winchester if with light rain push east through winchester. seven v-8 in lexington park. highs in the upper 80s. a few more spotty showers into the afternoon and evening. those that pop up today could produce heavy rain. -- 78 degrees in lexington park. >> still ahead on this wednesday, the nfl kicks off their season tonight. some say the league is putting players at risk. >> a holiday boating trip turns into a rough ride for
Sep 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
florida. and a stop in fort myers as part of his swing through the state. join us for live coverage of the vice president at 11:40 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> every generation in our history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children or grandchildren and future generations. we were then a spending their money. we are now even more, much more spending their money. and we are leaving them a mess. it will be very difficult to deal with. and if we are about week, just think if -- comes to take us over. the last thing i want to see is our country taken over because we are so financially weak. we are on the edge of the cliff. we have got to start fixing it now. otherwise, we are living a disaster to our children and grandchildren. we could even lose our country. >> ross perot interviewed by richard wolf. find the article in "usa today" on monday and on next and the national survey on use of illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. was published by the substance abuse and mental health services administration, part of the health and human services de
Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to chad myer watching the latest from the weather center. chad, talk to me. what's going on. >> getting dark in d.c. and getting hammered in northern virginia. yeah, from manassas, fairfax, winds 50 miles per hour. couple of power lines are down. we already know that. washington, d.c. seeing -- here is a live shot of the nation's capital. this wasn't raining just about ten minutes ago. now it is pouring down rain. the other shot too we have of the washington monument, i can get that for you here in a second. the weather is moving right into d.c. right now. there is the nation's capital, that little square, part of a square, because virginia took it back. here you go back to baltimore, severe thunderstorm warning for you, all the way down toward fredericksburg. you will see that. that is a big line of weather headed your way. let's see if i can get to that, this other camera, there is the d.c. camera, the white house and then here, that was somewhere in there is the washington monument. i saw it a little bit ago. it is right there, barely see it. now that weather is in the city, a lot of
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
myers, come back once we see endeavor land at l.a.x. we'll walk through the live pictures on our watch. >>> top of the hour, now this. and top of the hour, i'm brooke baldwin. the big story we're working in the world of politics, that being the fact that right now online the mitt romney campaign is in fact releasing the 2012 tax returns. questions now, how will the details of his taxes actually play into what is happening here politically as we are now, you know, less than seven weeks away from that november 6th date. we have christine romans, we also have candy crowley standing by to talk a little bit about the political ramifications. candy crowley to you what do you make of all this, coming out today? >> reporter: well, it is friday. and tradition has it, if you have something you want to bury, you put it out on friday. but if you look at these things, there is nothing in it that we don't already know. mitt romney is a very wealthy man. mitt romney makes most of his money from investments, meaning the lower tax rate applies. i think it was -- effective tax rate last year was 14.1%.
Sep 29, 2012 11:50pm EDT
joe biden speaks in fort myers, florida, part of his two-day tour in this battleground state. this is 40 minutes. ♪ >> it's good to see you all! it's great to be with you all. god love you. all right. thank you very much. thank you. thank you all so very, very much. it is great to be back in fort myers. i tell you what, i was joking, a man should always have a brother-in-law that lives in florida, and two, a brother-in-law with a pick-up truck. so all these years my brother has lived in fort myers, and i got to come down here all the time. then he sold his place here, and i haven't spoken to him since. no, i'm only kidding. i'm only kidding. since i've been here -- do you mind if i take my coat off? thank you very much. all right. i got here and i was introduced to jamie, i thought jamie was my sister-in-law. she looks like my sister-in-law more than you can imagine. but thank you for the hard work you have done, and all of you for being here on a saturday morning. folks, look, i want to get right to it here with you all. the fact of the matter is, you know as well as i do,
Sep 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
myers said president obama is widely regarded as one of the most talented political communicators in modern history. the obama camp likes to remind voters that the president hasn't had as much time to prepare for the debates because he's busy being commander in chief. when it comes to just how much debates matter, it depends. >> most often debates don't make that big a difference. very few candidates ever win an election with a debate, but quite a few have lost an election with a debate. so it can matter. >> these match-ups can produce some memorable lines. like in 1980 between then-governor ronald reagan and president jimmy carter. >> there you go again. >> and lord benson's candidate in 1908. >> i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> then there were moments to seemed to say more, like president h.w. bush looking at his watch when making his remarks. and obama's comment to then rival hillary clinton in 2008. >> you're likeable enough, hillary. >> one thing analysts agree on, the debates may be romney's big chance. >> he's got t
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
yahooceo was sentenced today. mason myers was accused of beating his former girlfriend in his apartment last year. the former girlfriend said he allegedly threatened to use influence to d isp arage her if she reported it. under the deal meier plead guilty to a reduced charge of false imprisonment and was put on probation for three years.marissa was named the new ceo earlier this summer. she is a graduate from stanford who was also one of the first employees at google. >> a new 250 million-dollar grant has been awarded to convert state medical record from paper to digital. they not only have access to patient record from any participating medical facility in the state they will receive financial pay outs for joining. those digital archives will help study condition was in different communities. >> want to see if higher sense of obesity. you don't need individual patient information, just the coded information. >> reporter: the program has safe guards to ensure privacy but those who don't want to participate can opt out. >> the weatherw. have bigfoot ball game this is weekend. what's t
Sep 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
a survey of our members and most of them supported it. and i want to add that mrs. myers who was here until a little while ago and represented the university of san francisco was here to also support the plan. >> thank you. >> marian casey. >> hi. i am marian casey. i live at -- i own a condo at 227 masonic. i myself do not have a car. but the fact that there would be no parking on masonic is really just impossible for me to comprehend. because of service vehicles and all of the friends coming on the weekends. because the particular area that i live is across from the blood center. and across from the park, from the school on the other side. and there is no side street parking. because the university of san francisco is right behind us. just ewing terrace is small and we all have old houses. and not room for the cars and there are two flats at every unit. i went to all three meetings. in fact i am the pitcher of the first meeting. not like i wasn't involved. but i really have difficulty. and i have to say this is not, i didn't know about this meeting. if i didn't google something from the b
Sep 2, 2012 7:07pm PDT
>> good afternoon. my name is jeff myers. i have not prepared any remarks. i hope you will be refreshed to know that. i do not want to repeat any of the accusations, critiques of procedure, or interests that have been represented. i merely want to be here to testify as to the absolute probity of ross under every single circumstance that i have seen him engaged. he has always been the perfect advocate for women's rights, for the sensitivity to all minority and disadvantaged people. and i have seen that borne out in a long time as i have spent alone with him in the field. i have seen the note do things that did not please ross. it -- theo do things that did not please ross. and i've seen how perfectly calmly calmlytheo -- perfectly calmly theo accepts the judicious discipline of its parent. >> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is kathrin. i have no rocket -- ross mirkarimi for years and -- i have nallen ross mirkarimi ifor years -- i have known ross mirkarimi for years and i think he will make a very good cheer. this has been a witch hunt. i hope we will put this
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